Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SQL Server 2005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 757 462 352
Rank change year-on-year -295 -110 -149
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 424 994 1,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.61% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.84% 2.03% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 371 892 1,642
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.66%

SQL Server 2005 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 50,452 48,852 62,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.71% 29.85% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 42,374 42,064 53,767
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQL Server 2005 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in England.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in England over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the England region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -157 134 £45,000 -10.00% 16
North of England -133 103 £37,500 -6.25% 11
South East -74 74 £47,500 +11.76% 12
North West -53 65 £40,000 - 7
South West -3 40 £35,000 -6.67% 6
East of England -61 38 £70,000 +55.56% 3
Midlands -69 36 £42,750 +6.88% 4
Yorkshire -75 36 £37,500 -1.32% 4
West Midlands -57 26 £38,750 +3.33% 2
East Midlands -6 10 £43,250 -8.95% 2
North East -33 2 £38,500 +23.20%
SQL Server 2005
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 424 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 317 (74.76%) SQL
3 234 (55.19%) Microsoft
4 233 (54.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 184 (43.40%) Windows
6 170 (40.09%) .NET
7 163 (38.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 145 (34.20%) T-SQL
9 143 (33.73%) C#
10 139 (32.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 124 (29.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 100 (23.58%) ASP.NET
13 89 (20.99%) Finance
14 87 (20.52%) Business Intelligence
15 84 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
16 82 (19.34%) Active Directory
17 79 (18.63%) VMware
18 77 (18.16%) JavaScript
18 77 (18.16%) Windows Server
19 75 (17.69%) SQL Server 2014
19 75 (17.69%) HTML
19 75 (17.69%) IIS
20 71 (16.75%) MVC
21 69 (16.27%) Data Warehouse
22 66 (15.57%) SQL Server 2016
23 65 (15.33%) Visual Studio
24 64 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
25 62 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
25 62 (14.62%) Web Services
25 62 (14.62%) ETL

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 75 (17.69%) IIS
2 50 (11.79%) MS Exchange
3 40 (9.43%) SharePoint
4 23 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (4.95%) Skype for Business
6 20 (4.72%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.12%) CMS
10 8 (1.89%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.65%) Apache
12 6 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (1.42%) WordPress
13 4 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.94%) SAS
14 3 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.24%) OpenEdge
15 1 (0.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (3.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.71%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.47%) Endur
6 2 (0.47%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.24%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 53 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.95%) Office 365
3 16 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 5 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.18%) SaaS
6 2 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.47%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (0.47%) GitHub
6 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.08%) Firewall
2 44 (10.38%) DNS
3 42 (9.91%) DHCP
4 26 (6.13%) SAN
4 26 (6.13%) WAN
5 24 (5.66%) LAN
6 18 (4.25%) TCP/IP
7 16 (3.77%) VoIP
8 13 (3.07%) Internet
9 10 (2.36%) Network Security
10 9 (2.12%) VPN
11 8 (1.89%) VLAN
12 7 (1.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (1.65%) NAS
12 7 (1.65%) Wireless
13 6 (1.42%) ISDN
14 4 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.94%) Skype
15 3 (0.71%) Unified Communications
15 3 (0.71%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 233 (54.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 163 (38.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 139 (32.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 124 (29.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 75 (17.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 69 (16.27%) Data Warehouse
8 66 (15.57%) SQL Server 2016
9 50 (11.79%) SQL Server 2000
10 48 (11.32%) Relational Database
10 48 (11.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 34 (8.02%) Oracle Database
12 20 (4.72%) RDBMS
13 18 (4.25%) DTS
13 18 (4.25%) MySQL
14 17 (4.01%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 15 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
17 14 (3.30%) Crystal Reports
18 11 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 65 (15.33%) Visual Studio
2 34 (8.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (7.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 15 (3.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (2.12%) NUnit
6 8 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.89%) Mercurial
7 6 (1.42%) Dreamweaver
7 6 (1.42%) JIRA
8 4 (0.94%) Selenium
9 3 (0.71%) Subversion
9 3 (0.71%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.71%) TortoiseSVN
10 2 (0.47%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.47%) LINQPad
10 2 (0.47%) MSTest
10 2 (0.47%) NuGet
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 89 (20.99%) Finance
2 19 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 17 (4.01%) Banking
4 14 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.12%) Advertising
6 7 (1.65%) Electronics
6 7 (1.65%) Marketing
7 5 (1.18%) Legal
7 5 (1.18%) Retail
8 4 (0.94%) Games
9 2 (0.47%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) International Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (41.27%) Developer
2 71 (16.75%) DBA
3 60 (14.15%) Analyst
4 54 (12.74%) SQL DBA
5 46 (10.85%) Senior Developer
6 45 (10.61%) .NET Developer
7 43 (10.14%) Support Analyst
8 38 (8.96%) Administrator
8 38 (8.96%) C# Developer
9 36 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 33 (7.78%) Applications Support
11 32 (7.55%) SQL Developer
12 30 (7.08%) Software Developer
13 29 (6.84%) Applications Support Analyst
14 27 (6.37%) SQL Server DBA
15 26 (6.13%) C# .NET Developer
16 22 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 19 (4.48%) Lead Developer
18 18 (4.25%) SQL Analyst
18 18 (4.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (40.09%) .NET
2 100 (23.58%) ASP.NET
3 75 (17.69%) HTML
4 62 (14.62%) Web Services
5 58 (13.68%) CSS
6 56 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 51 (12.03%) .NET Framework
8 48 (11.32%) AngularJS
9 42 (9.91%) jQuery
10 37 (8.73%) WCF
11 31 (7.31%) XML
12 27 (6.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 20 (4.72%) Ajax
14 17 (4.01%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (3.77%) HTML5
15 16 (3.77%) RESTful
16 15 (3.54%) XSLT
17 14 (3.30%) WPF
18 13 (3.07%) KnockoutJS
18 13 (3.07%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.55%) Clustering
3 30 (7.08%) Replication
4 16 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.30%) N-Tier
6 13 (3.07%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.59%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.36%) Fintech
9 8 (1.89%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.65%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.65%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.65%) W3C
11 6 (1.42%) Animation
11 6 (1.42%) iPad
12 5 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (1.18%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.94%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.94%) NHS
13 4 (0.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 184 (43.40%) Windows
2 77 (18.16%) Windows Server
3 62 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (11.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (6.84%) Linux
7 17 (4.01%) Windows 2000 Server
7 17 (4.01%) Windows XP
8 16 (3.77%) Windows 7
9 12 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.36%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.89%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.18%) Solaris
12 5 (1.18%) Unix
13 3 (0.71%) CentOS
14 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (20.52%) Business Intelligence
2 84 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (16.75%) MVC
4 62 (14.62%) ETL
5 55 (12.97%) ITIL
6 43 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
7 42 (9.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 38 (8.96%) Scrum
9 36 (8.49%) High Availability
10 35 (8.25%) TDD
11 33 (7.78%) Data Modelling
12 30 (7.08%) Mentoring
12 30 (7.08%) OO
13 29 (6.84%) SDLC
14 28 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (6.60%) Kalman Filter
15 27 (6.37%) Business Analysis
16 22 (5.19%) Web Filtering
17 20 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
17 20 (4.72%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 317 (74.76%) SQL
2 145 (34.20%) T-SQL
3 143 (33.73%) C#
4 77 (18.16%) JavaScript
5 46 (10.85%) PowerShell
6 19 (4.48%) VB.NET
7 15 (3.54%) VB
8 11 (2.59%) Java
9 8 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.65%) PHP
11 5 (1.18%) Python
11 5 (1.18%) VB6
12 4 (0.94%) C
12 4 (0.94%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.94%) VBA
12 4 (0.94%) XPath
13 3 (0.71%) U-SQL
13 3 (0.71%) VBScript
14 2 (0.47%) Perl
15 1 (0.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 47 (11.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (9.91%) Degree
3 20 (4.72%) CCNA
3 20 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (4.72%) MCSE
4 10 (2.36%) MCDBA
4 10 (2.36%) MCTS
5 8 (1.89%) MCITP
6 7 (1.65%) MCPD
6 7 (1.65%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (1.42%) CCA
7 6 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.18%) MCSA
9 4 (0.94%) MCSD
10 3 (0.71%) Linux+ Certification
10 3 (0.71%) RHCE
10 3 (0.71%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.77%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.30%) SLA
3 9 (2.12%) QA
4 6 (1.42%) SEPA
5 1 (0.24%) GAMP
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (19.34%) Active Directory
2 64 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (11.08%) XenApp
4 22 (5.19%) Virtual Servers
5 17 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.12%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.89%) XenServer
8 7 (1.65%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.94%) MetaFrame
9 4 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.71%) vSphere
11 2 (0.47%) Firmware
12 1 (0.24%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (6.84%) SCCM
2 16 (3.77%) Microsoft Clustering
3 15 (3.54%) vCenter Server
4 8 (1.89%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.89%) FortiGate
4 8 (1.89%) Perfmon
4 8 (1.89%) SCOM
5 6 (1.42%) Data Guard
5 6 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (1.18%) Control-M
6 5 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.71%) DameWare
8 3 (0.71%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.47%) Packer
9 2 (0.47%) Terraform
10 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.24%) Puppet
10 1 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 234 (55.19%) Microsoft
2 79 (18.63%) VMware
3 60 (14.15%) Oracle
4 52 (12.26%) Citrix
5 50 (11.79%) Cisco
6 30 (7.08%) HP
7 21 (4.95%) Sophos
8 18 (4.25%) Cognos
9 15 (3.54%) NetApp
10 14 (3.30%) SAP
11 12 (2.83%) CommVault
11 12 (2.83%) EMC
12 11 (2.59%) Meraki
13 10 (2.36%) CheckPoint
13 10 (2.36%) Juniper
14 8 (1.89%) Avaya
14 8 (1.89%) Blue Coat
14 8 (1.89%) Intel
14 8 (1.89%) ProCurve
15 7 (1.65%) Veeam